Dan Podheiser

Webmaster News: California online poker bill heads to Assembly
The regulation of online poker in California took a key step forward in late April when the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee unanimously passed AB 2863.

Webmaster News: Affactive, Revenue Jet shuttered in wake of arrests of owners
Gery Shalon and Ziv Orenstein were arrested in July at their homes in Israel. They are accused of engaging in "pump and dump" stock manipulation schemes dating back to 2011.

As operators band together to strengthen their positions in the competitive online gambling industry, affiliates are left wondering what their role will be going forward.

As of Nov. 1, 2015, affiliates who choose to promote regulated New Jersey casinos must stop promoting sites not regulated by the state to New Jersey residents.

Online poker players are leading a revolution by which sites market to their players via live streaming. And the live stream medium is a viable option that operators and affiliates should consider for promoting other online gambling products.

Webmaster News: Optimal Payments agrees to buy Skrill for $1.2 billion
The two payment processing firms will combine to form the Enlarged Group following the $1.2 billion acquisition. The move helps diversify Optimal Payments' customer and affiliate base, geographic reach and product offerings.

One of the largest and most successful daily fantasy sports affiliates shows how content is key to attracting players.

A wave of online poker players is taking the daily fantasy sports industry by storm, once again using an analytical approach to gain an edge.

Affiliates are not accustomed to the bureaucracies they are facing as New Jersey regulates online gaming.

The horse betting site targets non-horse bettors, presenting streamlined data in an easy-to-use interface and providing a level of transparency that's nearly unprecedented in the industry.

Online bingo parlors in the U.K. rely heavily on daytime ads to reach their customers, but conservative members of Parliament are concerned about the effects of these ads on children.

New Jersey's online casinos opened Thanksgiving weekend, but not without a few -- OK, more than a few -- technical difficulties.

Webmaster News: Las Vegas Sands' stance called hypocritical in House hearing
Six witnesses testified in a House subcommittee hearing regarding whether the U.S. federal government should -- or could -- regulate online gambling, with Sheldon Adelson's brick-and-mortar casino corporation arguing on the anti side.